Welcome to Kahama

Important facts and information are:

Rice growing season: Wet season (December-May)


Rainfed Lowland yield (t/ha): 1.8

Irrigated Lowland yield (t/ha): 3.2

Rice Area per Farmer (ha):

≥1.0 et <1.5

General farmer’s support and assets

Presence of farmer’s association: No

Access to credit: No or limited

Land ownership (does farmer rent land?): No

Popular Varieties

Rainfed Lowland: Supa, Kalama

Irrigated: Supa, Kalama

Selected Crop Management

Land preparation: Manual, animal

Crop establishment: Direct seeding, transplanting

Water supply:

Herbicide use: Not common

Chemical fertilizer application: Not common

Harvesting: Manual

Threshing: Manual

Women activities

 Land preparation, transplanting, weeding, harvesting, threshing.

Major Challenges

 Poor water management, weeds.

Rice Projects

Rice technologies

Success Stories

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